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Hsia, Chih-tsing

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1921-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ailing Zhang papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3032
Abstract Zhang Ailing (Cheng Ailing, Eileen Chang) was a Chinese author whose well-known literary texts include The Rogue of the North, The Golden Cangue, and The Rice Sprout Song. Her works, considered to be among the best Chinese literature of the 1940s, examined the themes of marriage, family, love, and relationships in the social context of 1930s and 1940s Shanghai. Zhang’s writing depicted paradoxical human natures, powerlessness, and sorrowful truths in everyday life without the political subtext...